Jessica Ridgeway

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Colorado Teen Charged as Adult in Girl's Killing

Austin Sigg sexually assaulted victim: Cops

(Newser) - Prosecutors say a teenager who allegedly confessed to killing a 10-year-old Colorado girl and attacking a runner also sexually assaulted the girl. Seventeen-year-old Austin Sigg was charged as an adult with 17 counts in both cases today, including four murder charges. If convicted as an adult, Sigg faces up to... More »

Prosecutors: Teen Confessed to Ridgeway Murder

Austin Reed Sigg also confessed to May assault, they say

(Newser) - Austin Reed Sigg, who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murdering 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, has confessed to the abduction and killing, prosecutors said today. The Colorado 17-year-old also confessed to an assault on a 22-year-old female runner in May. Sigg made his first court appearance today. Authorities say they have... More »

17-Year-Old Arrested in Ridgeway Murder

Will file charges in May abduction as well

(Newser) - Colorado police have arrested the person they suspect killed Jessica Ridgeway and abducted a woman near Ketner Lake this spring, ABC 7 in Denver reports. At a news conference today, police identified the suspect as 17-year-old Austin Reed Sigg, saying they'd found him after getting a call last night... More »

Cops Link Chemical-Rag Attack to Killer of Colorado Girl

And say small wooden cross may be a clue

(Newser) - A terrifying chemical-rag attack earlier this year may help police find the killer of a 10-year-old Colorado girl, the Denver Post reports. Still investigating the murder of Jessica Ridgeway, police have released a description of a young man with brown hair who allegedly tried to abduct a Denver-area woman on... More »

Cops Confirm: Body of Missing Colorado Girl Found

FBI asks Denver residents to help find killer of Jessica Ridgeway

(Newser) - Colorado police confirmed today that a body they found is that of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, who vanished while walking to school last week, KDVR reports. "Our focus has changed from a search for Jessica to a mission for justice for Jessica," said the police chief of Westminster, a... More »

Body Found Amid Search for Missing Colo. Girl

But police won't say if it belongs to 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway

(Newser) - Colorado police hunting for a missing 10-year-old girl have found a body about seven miles from where she disappeared, but they wouldn't say if it was hers. Indeed, at a brief press conference a police spokesman said the search for Jessica Ridgeway remains ongoing, the AP reports. The girl... More »

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